Graduate Studies

Graduate studies are for those students who have already obtained a Bachelor's degree and wish to study in our MA program, or for those who have obtained an MA degree and wish to study in our PhD program or undertake independent research.
Study abroad students from MA programs at other institutions may consider spending a semester studying in the MA program at CBS. Please contact us for more information.
Researchers with at least an MA degree are eligible to apply for Research Affiliate status with us so long as their topic of research is compatible with the mission and research interests of CBS.
Online Learning
NEW at RYI! Madhyāntavibhāga eDharma Course
Tsadra Foundation's new eDharma app offers an intuitive, attractive platform for navigation through classic texts. Available on iOS and Android!
Summer Program 2016
June 8 through August 5
Applications Now Open!
Offering courses in Colloquial Tibetan at three levels, Beginning and Intermediate Classical Tibetan, Beginners Sanskrit, Beginning and Intermediate Nepali or Buddhist Studies.
Come and study with us this summer!
Events at RYI
Registration: November 13
Seminar: November 14 - 24
Empowerment: November 25
Retreat: November 27 - 29